1. KrimsonDCLXVI

    Where/How to squat in NYC? (+making money while disabled?)

    Recently I've been struggling with finding places to live or even squat. I've been sleeping on the benches of Tompkins Square Park (LES manhattan) and I'd really like to know how I can find places in NYC to squat or where I can find experienced people here who know about this stuff. Also im...
  2. WildVirtue

    The Unfinished Autobiography of Aileen Wuornos

    - Short Summary A letter correspondence over many years between Aileen and her best friend from childhood Dawn was collated into a book, in the order the letters were sent. Mixed into the letters were long essays about her life on the road which she asked Dawn to keep safe encase she ever...
  3. Vmem

    Hello there introducing myself

    Hey there, A free spirit hippie here. My boyfriend and I are planning on traveling by train or hitch hiking. We were thinking South. Or somewhere warm. We are located in upstate NY. We have been living on the streets for a few years in a tent in the woods. We are both pretty resorceable which...
  4. Windwalker

    Craigslist, Homeless Shelters and below freezing temps

    Not long ago, on Dec. 30th 2019 I decided to bail out of the current living conditions I was under in south central ohio with no plan whatsoever except the experience of the past encoded in my bones. With all my trash packed tight in one bag, I hitched a ride from the sticks to a Microtel...
  5. DoctorZ

    The Night I Brought Home A Homeless Stranger....

    The Night I Brought Home A Homeless Stranger (A Squat The Planet Exclusive Adventure!) I had just started my Sunday night shift as a city bus driver in St. Paul, MN. It was a cold January night in the New Year 2020 with some snow flurries falling. The night was a little busier than usual...
  6. Tanktheposer

    Just a little introduction of myself.

    Hey, fellas and felletes! I've had this account for around a month now. I downloaded it when my friend told me about it before I was kicked out. All of you really and truly helped me out. I learned how to find under the table jobs, how to find free food and a few scamming tricks. I really am...
  7. FreeCheetos

    Homeless/rubbertramping in Portland, Oregon

    Hey Ya'll! First off. I'm so glad this website exists. Thank you so much to those who put it together and keep it running. This was an awesome resource for my partner and I two years ago when we hitchhiked and walked the Appalachian trail for a bit, now we're going to be hitting the road again...
  8. SashaBlavod

    Hi! Trans girl needs help in Michigan.

    Hi my names Sasha. I'm trans and due to abuse at home I got made homeless and I need a shelter til I can get a job.
  9. Valdice

    Nomad of Ohio

    Where to begin? I'm an immature, but kind person. I have difficulty owning up to my mistakes, and I don't deal with stress as well as others. I've never been able to hold a job for more than 3 months, and my anxiety attacks make me feel like I just got done running 3 miles. I'm hoping that I...
  10. Kaine

    Homeless Bill of Rights *(CO, CA, OR)*

    Happened to find this and thought, "Oh wow, this looks like some useful information for fellow vagabonds, I should share this." Don't see a post that links to all 3 states respective Bills on here, so I'll post it for easy access. Seems it could be quite handy for keeping the pigs in the sty...
  11. B

    freaking the fuck out

    I'm new to the site but been reading some of the stuff on here to help me out. So I'm married but my husband just randomly up n leaves me says he goin to get ciggs n be right back. Well he never came back n doesn't have a phone so I can't find him anywhere. As Im not already freaking out about...
  12. TheWindAndRain

    To catch murderer, Police set up mannequin dressed like sleeping homeless man then caught this video

    " The killings took place at night near a dusty, desolate Las Vegas corridor. On Jan. 3, a homeless man curled up in a blanket to protect himself from the frigid 44-degree temperature, was struck several times in the head as he slept near an intersection not far from the roar of the Spaghetti...
  13. Stalker pup

    How do you sleep discreetly in a large city?

    I've had the cops called on me countless times around europe while simply trying to sleep away from rain under some roof of a public building... What are your guys' tips for discreet urban camping?
  14. Hermit

    Omw to Denver

    I'm going to Denver in a couple of days. I'm wondering if anyone knows of safe places to sleep outside, being able to set up my tent would be nice. I didn't know train hopping was still a thing until recently, and I would also be curious about getting from Kansas City to Denver without buying a...
  15. Tropical Heathen


    PTSD about to be homeless, wondering where the best place is that I could go on the mainland. Survivable climate, homeless resources, don't want to be murdered.
  16. Veronica Mihai

    Hero for Hire

    Hello everyone, I am planning on getting involved as a volunteer into a humanitarian project aimed at helping homeless street performers make a living out of their art. Any suggestion on how to best approach this ? Any of you street performers ? I'd love to get some insights from you. So please...
  17. Lolasantana

    Today's my first day!

    Not my first day on stp, I've been on here for a couple of weeks reading everyone's posts. Today's me and my boyfriends last day in our apartment. Today feels so monumental, yet I'm scared as shit! I've thrown away so much stuff and we're so ready to see where things go. We're gonna be traveling...
  18. Rebeccah

    Not My First Rodeo!

    Hi, my name is Becky! I am 23 years old, and I've been traveling since I was 19. (: I am currently stuck in Las Vegas, NV but we're trying to get to Madison, WI where we would be off the streets! Feel free to ask any questions you like, I will answer honestly and sincerely. (:
  19. Brandon Taylor

    lost and soul searching.

    I'm not cool , I just need relief from the constant pressure of self-exceptionalism, I am hurting. I'm lashing out at people I care about due to their stifling adherence to their confined reality tunnels. I am living in lincoln city Oregon currently in a motel paid for by my mom.
  20. WanderersEnd

    Wanderer's End Sanctuary

    If you possess the skills and manners that our community desires, then you will be given an invitation to apply for a membership in our group of families that are gathering now in locations nationwide. So here are a list of some of our desired traits for our members: Website technicians...
  21. TheonetheycallBren

    Reppin nothing but myself

    The names brendan friends call me bren, call me whatever just trying to find some friends,travel buddies, pretty much anything straight out of northeast pa, near wilkes barre, looking to head anywhere with my bag and brain haha
  22. Rhubarb Dwyer

    Homeless Resources for OR/SW WA

    Anyone stuck or stagnant in the state of Oregon(as well as SW Washington) will find the following website handy: 211 It is a very comprehensive database of every type of support you could imagine for folks in need. In fact, it is so jam-packed, it might take a while to narrow down your relevant...
  23. Brother X

    Italian court rules food theft 'not a crime' if hungry

    News & Blogs 
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36190557 Stealing small amounts of food to stave off hunger is not a crime, Italy's highest court of appeal has ruled. Judges overturned a theft conviction against Roman Ostriakov after he stole cheese and sausages worth €4.07 (£3; $4.50) from a...
  24. Garnet Henderson

    Want to talk to me for a VICE article?

    Hi everyone, I'm a freelance journalist working on an article for VICE about people living in U.S. National Forests, both by choice or because of hardship. It's a follow-up of sorts to an article I wrote about the housing shortage in my hometown, Jackson Hole (can't link to it because I'm a...
  25. D

    Concerns with Squatting in Boston

    I'm currently sitting in PVD with Boston being an hour away. I've repeatedly heard about how hostile Boston is towards homeless/ poor people(, and people in general). This rises my issues with squatting in such a place. I question the legality behind to start with. I heard it's "illegal" to be...
  26. Odin

    Remember the guy who smashed homeless carts in Hawaii?

    News & Blogs 
    Hawaii Lawmaker Who Smashed Homeless People's Shopping Carts Beaten Up The Huffington Post Posted: 06/30/2015 6:33 pm EDT http://newsline.world/pointofviewworld/hawaii-lawmaker-who-smashed-homeless-people-s-shopping-carts-beaten-up-by-group-of-homeless-report/7/ HONOLULU -- A Hawaii state...
  27. photobusking

    Filming the Scum

    I'm avoiding my homework to tell you guys about an idea I've had bouncing around my head for a while. trigger warning: 2edgy ahoy. So I took in a homeless kid. He's 22. His dad died three months ago. He's in my town fresh out of rehab. I met him in Taco Bell slumped over a table waiting for...